OUR TOWN OUR UNIVERSITY | School recess is critical for our children

By Julia Andrews
Updated May 19 2020 - 3:48am, first published 3:28am
PLAY IS KEY: A new study has found providing supportive school recess time can guide students and teachers back from months of interrupted routines, boredom, loneliness, family stress, anxiety, and often a lack of physically active and social play.

A Charles Sturt University academic has teamed up with scholars from around the world to form the Global Recess Alliance, which has issued a statement urging schools globally to prioritise recess time as they reopen amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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